‘The Young and the Restless’ Tops in Demos, ‘General Hospital’ Surges While ‘Days of our Lives’ Tanks with Series Lows

Kelly Thiebaud, Steve Burton, Michael Mealor, Hunter King, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless
ABC; CBS | Kelly Thiebaud, Steve Burton ("General Hospital"), Michael Mealor, Hunter King ("The Young and the Restless")

For the week of June 21-25, 2021, “The Young and the Restless” topped the charts in both Women 18-49 (#1, 0.46) and Women 25-54 (#1, 0.69). The second half-hour of “The Price is Right” ranked second in both demographics with a 0.44 and 0.67 rating, respectively while there was a three-way tie for third place in Women 18-49 between “The Bold and the Beautiful,” the first half-hour of “The Price is Right” and “TODAY 3rd Hour,” with each program receiving a 0.40 rating. In Women 25-54, “B&B” ranked third with 0.65 rating, followed by “General Hospital” and the first half-hour of “The Price is Right” tied for fourth place with a 0.63 rating.

In Total Viewers, “General Hospital” attracted its largest audience since the week of April 13-17, 2020. Meanwhile, “Days of our Lives” hit a new series low (1.489 million) and tied its Women 18-49 low with a 0.24 rating. “The Talk” remained daytime’s least-watched and lowest-rated show.

What follows is a breakdown of how the daytime shows performed for the week of June 21-25, 2021, sorted by Women 25-54 rating.

Week of June 21-25, 2021 Rankings

RankShow (Network)Women 25-54
Women 18-49
HouseholdsTotal Viewers
1.The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.690.462.3/103,268,00
2.The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.670.442.8/134,325,000
3.The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.650.402.0/82,876,000
4.The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.630.402.5/123,825,000
General Hospital (ABC)0.630.391.6/72,276,000
6.TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.620.40N/A*N/A*
7.The View (ABC)0.520.341.6/82,262,000
8.TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.460.30N/A*N/A*
9.Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.430.281.8/82,723,000
10.Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.390.251.6/72,400,000
11.GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.380.271.0/41,521,000
12.Days of our Lives (NBC)0.370.241.1/51,489,000
13.The Talk (CBS)0.340.210.9/41,282,000
Source: Nielsen